Act of No Choice

Location:West Papua
Subject:Politics, independence, colonialism, history
Length:27 minutes
Format:1/2-inch VHS
Hue:Color
Year Released:1999
Series:
Director:Mark Worth
Producer:
Distributor:NFVLS
Library Code:NFVLS
Description:Tells the story of West Papua through the eyes of Arie Van Klinken - a Dutch patrol officer in the 50s and 60s; William Zongannau - a prominent West Papuan politician in the 1960s; and Hugh Lunn - the only living journalist who witnessed the ‘Act of Free Choice’ for West Papua in 1969. The film uncovers how Ausstralia colluded with Indonesia to kee the so-called ‘Acr of Free Choice’ a secret from the outside world.
Record No:3219
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